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Dining with Al-Qaeda

Hugh Pope (Journalist and Author)
Tuesday, 18th May, 2010

At 5:30pm in the Senior Common Room (1st Floor)
Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
17 Mill Lane, Cambridge

Hugh Pope is a former Middle East correspondent for Reuters, The Independent and most recently The Wall Street Journal. He is currently Director of the International Crisis Group's Turkey/Cyprus Project in Istanbul. Mr. Pope is also the author of several books, and on May 18th he shall be discussing his latest publication Dining with al-Qaeda: Three Decades Exploring the Many Worlds of the Middle East. In this context, he will be sharing his unique insight on the developments he witnessed first-hand by living and working in the Middle East and Turkey during the past three decades.

There is no reservation necessary for the talk, and it is free and open to all interested.

After the event there is an opportunity to continue on to Pembroke College to attend a Formal Hall with the author.

Formal Hall: Pembroke-members £7.5, non-Pembroke £11
All are welcome to the formal, but places are limited and therefore need
to be reserved by Thursday 13 May, 8pm by e-mail to

This event is organized by the Cambridge University Turkish Society (CUTS)
and the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
and is open to everyone.

- Dining with Al-Qaeda on
- Hugh Pope's blog:
- CUTS' blog:
- CUTS on Facebook:
- POLIS site: